System Administrator (2 positions)
North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND

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Position Description:
Enterprise Computing & Infrastructure ( ECI ), a department reporting to the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology, provides leadership, planning, implementation and support for a wide range of exemplary IT services. ECI strives to apply industry-accepted best practices to the design, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise IT systems.

You will work with a 6-member team of professionals responsible for the administration of Linux and Windows-based servers and the applications that run on them. Centralized services offered by ECI include, but are not limited to: Web hosting, content management, Kerberos, LDAP , Active Directory, backup, printing, file storage, Blackboard, and document imaging. You will automate system administration tasks using scripting languages (such as Perl, sh, and PowerShell) and Puppet, a configuration management system. You will compile and analyze service metrics, troubleshoot problems at the hardware, operating system, and application levels, provision Linux and/or Windows-based servers and the applications that run on them, and participate in a 24×7 on-call rotation. The candidate hired for this position must demonstrate a blend of strong technical and communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (e.g., EE, MIS )

Demonstrated capacity for self-directed learning

Demonstrated teamwork skills

Demonstrated customer-focused attitude

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Relevant System Administration experience (Linux and/or Windows)

Relevant experience with at least two scripting languages (e.g., Perl, bash shell, PowerShell)

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with and knowledge of Active Directory, OpenLDAP, and Kerberos

Knowledge of Web application deployment using Apache httpd, Apache Tomcat, and/or IIS

Competence in TCP /IP networking (e.g., IPv4, IPv6, IPsec)

Experience with hardware and software storage technologies (e.g., RAID , LVM , FC/iSCSI SAN )

Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server database administration

Previous work with server virtualization technologies (e.g., Hyper-V, VMware vSphere)

Screening Date:

Open Until Filled:

Search Type:
Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Special Conditions:
Fargo, ND

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